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Community Manager

Sunnyvale, California
Job Type
1 Oct 2021

MidPen Housing is a non-profit organization that develops high-quality affordable housing communities, professionally manages the properties in those communities, and provides services to residents. The three affiliated corporations are MidPen Housing Corporation, MidPen Property Management Corporation, and MidPen Resident Services Corporation.

Our mission is to provide safe, affordable housing of high quality to those in need; to establish stability and opportunity in the lives of residents; and to foster diverse communities that allow people from all ethnic, social, and economic backgrounds to live in dignity, harmony, and mutual respect.

MidPen Housing associates advance a culture of belonging, inclusion, diversity, and equity to effectively bridge across differences that are representative of the communities we serve. We seek to have a high-performing, inclusive, and engaged workforce that is centered around constant learning.


This position reports to the Property Manager for MidPen Housing and has responsibility for the daily operations of one or more properties. The Community Manager is directly responsible for operating the site(s) in accordance with MidPen Housing administrative guidelines and policies and procedures to ensure effective fiscal, physical and social soundness. The Community Manager takes initiative to seek solutions to problems unique to the site(s), develops and ensures adherence to operating procedures and Traffic Light Reports, and recommends appropriate policies that support MidPens strategic direction and plans.

On-site Housing Available


* Supervises one or more Assistant Community Manager(s) and Maintenance Technician
* Maintains a working partnership with local community groups including government officials, law enforcement and fire safety professionals
* Collects rent, security deposits, makes bank deposits and verifies resident income.
* Ensures timely and accurate re-certifications, both interim and annual
* Manages delinquent accounts, resident receivables, and petty cash
* Assists Property Manager with the completion of monthly variance budget reports, annual budget preparation, and monitor fiscal status of the property.
* Obtains all required program certifications, remains current with compliance and regulatory requirements (e.g. Fair Housing, HUD, TCAC, COS), and ensures property and staff are in compliance
* Completes annual and interim re-certifications accurately and on schedule
* Assists with completion of MOR/TCAC reviews
* Perform other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


* Associate degree and three years of multi-family residential management experience with a minimum of two years Affordable Housing knowledge, or a combination of education and relevant experience


* Demonstrated knowledge of Fair Housing Laws is a plus
* Must be empathetic, nimble and people focused
* Excellent written and verbal communication
* Tax Credit Specialist or Certified Occupancy Specialist certified or ability to become certified within 6 months of employment
* Proficient skills with Microsoft Office and property management software such as MRI, Yardi, RealPage, or Boston Post
* Must possess a valid California drivers license, reliable transportation, and proof of current auto insurance policy


* Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks
* Frequently sitting
* Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
* Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.

This description reflects managements assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

Consistent with its obligations under the law, MidPen Housing Corp. will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
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  • Job Reference: 386579139-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: MidPen Housing Corporation
  • Location: Sunnyvale, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent